Historic Naturalization Ceremony Held at Tiyan High School

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 A historic naturalization ceremony takes takes place for the first time at a Guam high school in celebration of constitution day and citizenship day. 

 

Guam- Thirty four new citizens were welcomed this morning to the US during a naturalization ceremony hosted by Tiyan high school.

The ceremony included Chief Judge Tydingco-Gatewood, who remarked: “It is the first naturalization ceremony on Guam to be held at a school on Guam. “

 

About 1,338 high school students witnessed the new citizens take oath of citizenship along with the district of Guam, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Office, and the Guam Department of Education.

The citizens hailed from various countries such as Italy, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, China, Philippines, and South Korea. The ceremony honors the signing of the US constitution on September 17, 1787.